The College In this section About the College Our Campus Fees and funding Student Support Term dates Services for Schools Students' Union Information about us Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Virtual tour Take our virtual tour to explore the college and take a closer look at our excellent facilities. See for yourself why it’s such a great place to be! Take a tour around our A-Level facilities Our dedicated Sixth Form Centre classrooms within the college are equipped to the highest standard. We also have contemporary science laboratories specifically for our A-Level students. Take a tour around our Art & Design facilities We have art spaces filled with equipment including a heat press, paper laser cutter, dedicated print room, studio spaces, Mac suites, digital camera kits and much more. Take a tour around our Beauty & Make-up facilities Our contemporary on-site commercial salon, Halo, reflects the best of industry standards and provides specialist resources for beauty therapy. Take a tour around our Brickwork facilities Our brick workshop has all the tools and equipment to give you practical experience. Take a tour around our Building Maintenance facilities We have specialist workshops to allow practical training in a simulated environment, giving you real hands-on experience of maintenance work. Take a tour around our Business & Retail facilities Our business students use the college spaces to host events including charity fundraisers, enterprise initiatives and team building activities. Take a look around our Innovation and Enterprise Hub. Take a tour around our Carpentry & Joinery facilities You will train in our carpentry and joinery workshop complete with all the hand tools and machinery needed to progress your practical skills. Take a tour around our Computing & IT facilities Your creative approach to computing will be enhanced with resources like Raspberry Pi units and Lego Mindstorm. Take a tour around our Construction & Civil Engineering facilities Our construction workshops reflect the best of industry standards and we have industry standard site surveying and testing equipment such as Cube Crusher as well as three new CAD suites. Take a tour around our Dental facilities We have a purpose built dental surgery training room so that you can train in a realistic working environment. Take a tour around our Early Years & Education facilities We have some excellent facilities for early years and education students including virtual babies and pregnancy simulation equipment. Take a tour around our Electrical Installation facilities Our electrical workshops reflect the best of industry standards, giving you a realistic training environment, which includes 2394/5 inspection and testing facilities. Take a tour around our Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic & Welding) facilities You will have access to CAD packages, which are used by industry, a CNC workshop, 3D printers, manual lathes/milling machines, bench fitting areas and much more. We have also invested £50,000 in pneumatics and programmable logic controllers. Take a tour around our Foundation Studies facilities We have excellent links with employers and operate a Supported Employment programme, which enables students with SEND to develop work skills through placements in the local job market. Café 50 is one of our most successful enterprise projects where students prepare products to serve and sell in our on-site café. Take a tour around our Graphic Design facilities We have some of the best specialist equipment for designers which is industry standard. As part of our £5 million development a new bespoke creative space opened in September 2016. Take a tour around our Hair facilities Our contemporary on-site commercial hair and beauty salon, Halo, reflects the best of industry standards and provides specialist resources for hairdressing and barbering. Take a tour around our Health & Social Care facilities Our health care ward simulator contains 4 beds with simulated patients, a bathroom, nurses’ station and a classroom with a viewing pane into the ward for observation. Take a tour around our Media facilities We have some of the best specialist equipment for media students and, as part of our £5 million development, a new bespoke creative space opened in September 2016. Take a tour around our Motor Vehicle facilities Our motor vehicle workshop reflects the best of industry standards and provides you with a realistic training environment. Take a tour around our Painting & Decorating facilities Our painting and decorating workshop reflects the best of industry standards and will give you experience of the real working practices and conditions. Take a tour around our Performing Arts facilities Our dance, drama and music facilities include a fully equipped drama studio with professional lighting rig, dance studio and professional recording studio. Take a tour around our Plumbing facilities Our facilities include a Worchester Bosch training workshop, BPEC approved gas assessment centre, renewable energy training suite, solar thermal training and power flushing system. They have all been improved as part of our £5million redevelopment Take a tour around our Podiatry Clinic Our podiatry students have access to two excellent clinical facilities located in Durham and Bishop Auckland. Take a tour around our Professional Cookery & Hospitality facilities Our catering and hospitality facilities are excellent and you will work in our on-site restaurant to get real experience of serving customers. Take a tour around our Public Services facilities You will have the opportunity to develop a range of skills, techniques, and personal attributes essential for progression into Public Services. Take a tour around our Sport facilities You will have access to an excellent range of training facilities, physical resources and industry standard fitness testing equipment. Take a tour around our Travel and Tourism facilities Our fully-equipped, simulated aircraft cabin has 15 seats, overhead lockers, a PA system and even a hostess trolley.